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Papers, 1834-1865 [manuscript] (1834)



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Author: Meek, A. B. (Alexander Beaufort), 1814-1865; Meek, S. M. (Samuel Mills), 1835-1901
Subject: Meek, A. B. (Alexander Beaufort), 1814-1865; Meek, A. B. (Alexander Beaufort), 1814-1865; Authors, American; Indians of North America; Law; Poets, American; Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842
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Language: English
Call number: M: 2380
Digitizing sponsor: Duke University Libraries
Book contributor: Duke University Libraries
Collection: duke_libraries; americana
Notes: No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. Writing faint and faded in areas.

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For a more complete description see Davis and Miller, "Guide to the Cataloged Collections in the Manuscript Department of the William R. Perkins Library, Duke University" (1980)

Correspondence, diaries (1834, 1836, 1851-1855), scrapbook, literary manuscript, and other papers, of Meek and of his brother, Samuel Mills Meek, lawyer, of Columbus, Miss. A. B. Meek's papers include diaries describing social life, his law studies and reading, a debating society, a moot court, the Florida expedition against the Seminole Indians (1836), and other matters; and manuscript of "To Egeria" and "The Nuptual FĂȘte," published in "Songs and Poems of the South" and "The Red Eagle." The papers of S. M. Meek include a diary (1851-1855) concerning travels, weddings and social events in Mississippi, political rallies, organizations, current reading, and other matters, and a scrapbook concerning national politics at the close of the Civil War. Correspondents and persons and firms mentioned include Duncan L. Clinch, Henry Stuart Foote, James S. Hamm, Julia A. Mildred Harris, John M. Robinson, Winfield Scott, and Pfister's Book Store, Tuscaloosa, Ala

Author and journalist, of Tuscaloosa, Ala


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